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'Disenchanted' Couture resigns from UFC

UFC heavyweight champion Randy "The Natural" Couture walked out on his UFC contract on Thursday.

Originally Published: October 11, 2007
By Josh Gross | Sherdog.com

Randy Couture, the face of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and one of MMA's most revered fighters, resigned from the UFC via fax from South Africa Thursday morning, Couture confirmed to Sherdog.com.

Couture told Sherdog by phone from South Africa, where he is filming a movie, that he resigned as a UFC commentator, ambassador and heavyweight champion.

Couture's quitting the organization comes on the heels of fellow heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko's decision to fight under Russia's ...

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